Gordon Dmitry Ilyich: Biography, Career, Personal Life

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Gordon Dmitry Ilyich: Biography, Career, Personal Life
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Colleagues of Dmitry Gordon believe that in his interviews the journalist tries to avoid unpleasant and inconvenient questions for the interlocutors. He is neutral to the statements of guests that require clarification or confirmation. Despite all this, his programs turn out to be unusually bright and are very popular with viewers.

Gordon Dmitry Ilyich: biography, career, personal life
Gordon Dmitry Ilyich: biography, career, personal life

Childhood and youth

The native Kievite Dmitry Gordon was born in 1967. At first, Dima lived in a communal apartment on Lev Tolstoy Square, until the family received a separate apartment. The boy's parents owned engineering specialties: dad is a builder, mom is an economist. The only child in the family was curious. He quickly learned to read and mastered a geographic atlas. Dima went to school at the age of 6 and received a certificate 2 years earlier than his peers - he passed exams for 5-6 grades as an external exam. The teenager's circle of interests was very wide: history, music, cinema, theater, football.

After leaving school, Gordon decided to continue the family dynasty and entered a civil engineering institute. I didn’t have to dream of a career as a journalist - my Jewish roots interfered. After the second year there was a break in studies, the student was drafted into the army. Dmitry served in the missile forces, received the rank of sergeant and became a candidate for membership in the CPSU. During his studies, he was finally convinced that he had chosen the wrong vector of education.


The first steps of Gordon's journalistic biography coincided with his 2nd year of university studies. For the first time, his sketches and photographs appeared in the publications Komsomolskoye Znamya, Vecherny Kiev and Sportivnaya Gazeta. This was followed by work in "Komsomolskaya Pravda", published in a circulation of 22 million copies.

After receiving his diploma, Dmitry went not to the construction site, but to the editorial office of the newspaper "Evening Kiev". Since 1992, his career as a journalist has continued in the all-Ukrainian general political newspaper "Kievskie vedomosti". After 3 years, Gordon started publishing his own newspaper, The Boulevard. The newspaper covered the gossip column for the past week. In 2005, the publication received a new name "Gordon Boulevard" and was distributed with a circulation of 570 thousand copies not only in Ukraine, but also in the United States.

A television

In parallel with the print edition, the journalist launched a television project “Visiting Dmitry Gordon”. The program was based on a frank conversation between the presenter and the invited participants. Famous public and political figures, representatives of culture, athletes have become guests of the studio over the years of the program's existence.

In 2004, Dmitry began to cooperate with Channel 5, urging residents of the capital to participate in the Maidan and provide support to Viktor Yushchenko.

In 2013, the journalist became the founder and investor of the GORDON project on the Internet. Publication of a socio-political orientation appeared on the 2nd day of "Euromaidan". The project became one of the most widely read news publications in the country and continues to hold this position. Every day the site is visited by about 500,000 people, since 2014 it has been published in three languages: Russian, Ukrainian and English. In addition, Dmitry maintains a channel on You Tube and an author's channel on Twitter.

Writer and musician

Numerous meetings with interesting interlocutors prompted Dmitry to create collections of interviews. The first book was published in 1999 and was dedicated to the psychic Anatoly Kashpirovsky. To date, 51 collections have been released, their heroes are the famous faces of Ukraine and Russia.

Gordon did not ignore pop art. In his piggy bank there are more than 60 songs and clips of solo performance, as well as in duets with Alexander Rosenbaum, Valery Leontyev, Natalia Mogilevskaya. The artist's discography includes 7 music albums.


In 2014, the journalist ran as a self-nominated candidate for the Kiev City Council and won.A year later, he was re-elected in the same district, but in 2016 he resigned. At one of the City Council meetings, Dmitry was the only one who did not agree with the opinion of his colleagues to assign the name of Stepan Bandera to Moskovsky Prospekt.


Personal life

In the fate of Dmitry there were two marriages. He lived with his first wife Elena Serbina for two decades, the couple had four children. Senior Rostislav graduated from the Institute of International Relations, Dmitry received a professional musical education, Lev achieved success in combat sports, Liza is still choosing her future path.

In 2011, Gordon met a new great love Alesya Batsman, who soon became his wife. Despite the age difference, they look happy, raising their daughters Santa and Alice. The couple is connected not only by family life, Alesya supports all her husband's undertakings and is the editor-in-chief of the Internet edition "GORDON".

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